India—Government Set To Lease Another Nuclear-Powered Sub From Russia

Economic Times | 03/06/2019

The Indian government is set to sign an agreement with Russia later this week to lease another Akula-class nuclear attack submarine, reports the Economic Times (India). The US$3 billion deal covers the 10-year lease of an Akula-class submarine and is anticipated to be signed on Thursday, sources told the newspaper. The vessel, which will be designated Chakra III while in Indian navy service, will be fitted with Indian communications systems and sensors at a Russian shipyard before...

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